Middle East

Libya ghost town: Residents of Tawergha return home

About 35,000 Tawerghans are living in camps across Libya since rebels captured the town in August 2011.

Middle East

Libya violence: Fighting escalates in key city of Derna

The latest battle for control of the besieged city in eastern Libya has cost the lives of at least 16 fighters.

Middle East

Libya fighting: Haftar's forces enter Derna city

Haftar's forces entered the city on Monday morning in an organised military operation.


Libya peace talks: More of the same?

Analysts welcome peace talks but caution they could become 'empty promises to please the international community'.

Libya peace talks: More of the same?

Inside Story

What can France offer to end the crisis in Libya?

Libya's rival leaders agree to hold elections in December during conference in Paris organised by the French president.


Libya's rival leaders agree to hold elections in December

Representatives from 20 countries met in the French capital to agree on a political plan.


Libya's rival factions to meet in Paris to end political deadlock

It has been more than two years since the UN-backed Libyan political agreement was signed, but it has not been implemented yet.

Middle East

Libya: Amazighs demand language be recognized in constitution

Around a half-million Amazighs live in Libya, but their language was banned by Gaddafi and now they want it protected by Libya's new constitution.


At least seven dead in car bombing in Libya's Benghazi

At least seven killed and 20 others wounded in the attack on a busy street in the eastern city, security officials say.

Libya: Deadly car bomb explosion rocks Benghazi

Middle East

Libyans call on UN 'to stop war on Derna, lift devastating siege'

'The United Nations Support Mission In Libya has let us down,' says member of Libya’s High State Council.

Middle East

Fighting in Libya: Battle for Derna intensifies

Forces loyal to the renegade General Khalifa Haftar are deployed around the eastern city of Derna, following his announcement of a new military operation to seize back control.

United States

Trump to Kim: Denuclearise or risk overthrow

US president says North Korea's Kim Jong-un could suffer same fate as Libya's Muammar Gaddafi over nuclear weapons.

Trump tells North Korea's Kim to denuclearise or risk overthrow

Middle East

Libya returns beheaded bodies to Egypt

The bodies of 20 Egyptian Coptic Christians beheaded in Libya by ISIL in 2015 were flown back to Cairo on Monday, Egyptian state television reports.

Human Rights

UK apologises to Libyan dissident over rendition

Belhaj, who was seized in Bangkok in 2004, says a tip-off from Britain's MI6 led to his capture and eventual torture.

Middle East

11 dead in suicide attack of Libya election commission

The attack in Tripoli took place as election officials were registering voters for polls scheduled later this year.

Deadly attack hits Libya's election headquarters